Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has revealed the Blues are keeping an eye on the Southampton star. who is a target for Manchester United and Chelsea
Pep Guardiola says Manchester City have ‘unbelievable opinions’ about their players. Southampton midfielder Romeo Lavia has attracted interest from Manchester United and Chelsea . Join the Saints during the UFABET summer transfer market The Belgian midfielder is enjoying an impressive season despite his side’s problems.
Southampton At the bottom of the Premier League table with nine games to go, the club will likely face a battle to retain one of their most valuable players if they are to be relegated. There are clubs interested in the player, with Manchester United , Chelsea and Arsenal all set to pounce on them in the summer. Saturday 8 April 2023), with Guardiola praising Lavia’s development in yesterday’s press conference (Friday 7 April 2023).
The Manchester club reportedly have an option to buy the forward for £40m. Although that clause will only come into effect in 2024, Guardiola revealed . Blues are keeping a close eye on their former young players. “I am very impressed with what Romeo has done and is doing,” said Guardiola. “We’ve had and we have incredible opinions about him. We are thinking of keeping him. But maybe he won’t get enough game time like he had at Southampton.
Southampton He has struggled to maintain his Premier League presence and Lavia has refused to talk about his future. “I don’t read because I just don’t think about it. I’m just enjoying my football and focusing on what we have to do as a club,” Lavia told Sky Sports . It’s not something I can control. So I don’t pay attention to that. Football moves very quickly. but not next time So the only thing left to do is to remain neutral. Don’t think too much and keep your head down and keep working.”
Guardiola also confirmed that Erling Haaland will return from injury for this Premier League match. The Norwegian was absent in last weekend’s 4-1 win over Liverpool . come But he has recently returned and has been training ‘very well’. Haaland’s return has been a big boost for City and when asked about his fitness Guardiola said: “He trained in the last two days very well. So he will be ready for this game.”